“Religion in the Public School” Family Night Seminar, Brighton Twp, PA, 2009
“Prayer: Our Call to Action” Michigan State Educators Convention, Mason, MI, 2009
“Being Salt and Light – Service Learning” paper presented at ICCTE Conference @ Gordon College, Wenham, MA, 2008
Adult Learning Theories: Impacting Professional Development Programs. The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 2006
Implementing a Curriculum: A Framework using Diffley′s Levels of Readiness. Presented with Squires, D. A.; Diffley, W.; Labas, G., Hiscox, D.; Pezzano, P.; Villar, J.; Lehman, L. at the Faculty Research Conference of Central Connecticut State University, New Britian, CT., 2005
The Balanced Curriculum: Implementation Strategies from Three Districts. Presented with Squires, D.A.; Pezzano, P.; Villar at the Faculty Research Conference of Central Connecticut State University, 2005.
Effective Education for All Students. Paper presented with Eriksson, L.; Shea, H; Rittenour, A. at the Pennsylvania Council of Exceptional Children Hershey, PA. 2006.
I am researching the Common Core Standards, School Reform, Changes in the field of Education, the importance of School Leadership and the attribute of kindness.
Affiliations, e.g., membership in professional organizations, etc.
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society for Education
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Christian Educators Association International, State Director
Council of Exceptional Children
Miscellaneous, e.g., hobbies, sports, personal info, etc.
I enjoy reading and spending time with family. Previous employment includes the following positions in East Liverpool City Schools: Special Education Teacher, East Liverpool High School and East Elementary; Language Arts Teacher at East Liverpool Middle School; Principal at LaCroft Elementary. I was also an Adjunct Professor at Kent State University, East Liverpool Campus.